Daily Links 12/01/2008 (p.m.)
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Jungle Disk – Reliable online storage powered by Amazon S3 – JungleDisk
“Jungle Disk Desktop Edition lets you store files and automatically backup data easily and securely to Amazon.com’s S3 Storage Service.”
A List of Amazon S3 Backup Tools (by Jeremy Zawodny)
“In an effort to replace my home backup server with Amazon’s S3, I’ve been collecting a list of Amazon S3 compatible backup tools to look at. Here’s what I’ve discovered, followed by my requirements.”
Conference Island – Virtual conferencing in Second Life and virtual worlds
“Using the on-line virtual world Second Life, Conference Island provides a far more enjoyable meeting experience than video conferencing and is without doubt better value for money. And it out-performs telephone hook-ups because it is so visually stimulating.”
Bizinformer: How Long Until EVERYONE Has a Store in Second Life?
“There are three things to think about. First, can you develop a product or service to sell inside Second Life (or some other virtual world)? Second Life has its own money, but it is convertible back into US dollars and you can transfer it from the game back into your bank account. Second, does Second Life provide marketing opportunities? If your real world products and services are available online, it’s likely that some of your savviest clients could be found in Second Life. Finally, can you use Second Life as a staging ground for making real world sells? In her article, Cohen gives the example of CareerBuilder.com: kiosks they set up in Second Life resulted in 6,500 real life job applications.”
Parts of Venice neck deep in flood water – CNN.com
“Strong winds pushed waters to a high of 1.56 meters (5 feet 2 inches) at 10:45 a.m. local time, prompting the city government to issue warnings to the public, the agency said.”
Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.